OCLI, a Spectrum Vision Partners managed practice, announced today that the well-respected glaucoma and laser cataract surgeon, Paul L. Krawitz, MD and optometrist Christopher Lutz, OD of Huntington Eye Care, are joining the highly trained ophthalmology and optometry team at OCLI. This is OCLI’s second location in Huntington, New York; The Huntington Eye Care team will continue to practice exclusively out of the 755 Park Avenue location.
Dr. Krawitz is an ophthalmologist who has been practicing for over 30 years. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, followed by internal medicine training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Dr. Krawitz completed an ophthalmology residency and fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He completed an additional year of sub-specialization training in glaucoma at Mount Sinai as well.
Paul Krawitz, MD, said, “The partnership with OCLI is the right decision for me, my team and my patients. We share the same values of providing exceptional ophthalmic care for Long Islanders with compassion and integrity.”
Tom Burke, CEO of Spectrum Vision Partners, commented, “Spectrum Vision Partners is thrilled to further strengthen the OCLI practice hub with the addition of the Huntington Eye Care team. Dr.’s Krawitz and Lutz are highly regarded by their patients and the surrounding Huntington community. Spectrum Vision Partners will continue to execute on its plan to further expand our OCLI service locations on Long Island in cooperation with eye doctors and surgeons who share a similar vision of providing clinical excellence. We welcome and encourage affiliation with eye care providers who share our passion for delivering an exceptional patient experience and high-quality outcomes.”
If you would like more information about Spectrum Vision Partners, or if you have any questions regarding the partnership with Paul Krawitz, MD and Christopher Lutz, OD of Huntington Eye Care, please contact one of the team members listed below:
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About The Mackool Eye Institute
The Mackool Eye Institute was established in 1983 by Dr. Richard Mackool, with the purpose of providing eye surgery and laser treatment with minimal patient recovery times. Dr. Mackool’s practice was founded in 1973, and is located in Astoria, NY. Dr. Richard Mackool and Dr. RJ Mackool have patented processes and instrumentation, pioneering innovation in Ophthalmology around the world.
About New York Eye Surgery Center
New York Eye Surgery Center was founded in 1983 with the purpose of providing eye surgery and laser treatment in an outpatient setting. The affiliates consist of an anesthesia practice and a prodigious ophthalmology practice founded in 1972. New York Eye Surgery Center is long considered a leading institution in the Bronx, NY and has been recognized by numerous dignitaries, societies, and neighborhood associations for its contribution to the community throughout its 40+ year tenure.
Founded in 1997, OCLI is one of the leading ophthalmology practices in the United States. OCLI includes 52 state-of-the-art medical facilities across Manhattan, Nassau and Suffolk counties, housing the most advanced technology available, to offer patients a variety of ophthalmic services and treatments. OCLI is led by 133 highly skilled eye surgeons in each major sub-specialty of eye care, providing comprehensive eye care services, including treatment for cataracts, corneal disease, refractive surgery, glaucoma, oculoplastics, retinal disease, and neuro ophthalmology. OCLI also employs seven Doctors of Optometry, three Physician Assistants, and one NYS Licensed Aesthetician.
About Spectrum Vision Partners
Spectrum Vision Partners is a leading management services organization, serving the ophthalmology sector. Spectrum Vision Partners has over 700 employees, providing world-class practice management solutions to a network of nationally renowned, multi-specialty ophthalmologists in the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Tri-State region. The Spectrum platform in New York and Connecticut consists of 23 clinic locations, two State Licensed Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and over 50 surgeons, doctors, and other medical professionals. Spectrum Vision Partners provides a comprehensive set of business support functions, including billing and collections, credential services, marketing, physician recruitment, ASC development, financial and accounting services, benefits and payroll management, and information technology. The company’s corporate headquarters is located at 825 East Gate Boulevard, Suite 111, Garden City, NY 11530.